Laurent C. Siebenmann
|Alma mater||University of Toronto|
|Institutions||University of Paris-Sud|
|Doctoral advisor||John Milnor|
After working for several years as a Professor at Orsay he became a Directeur de Recherches at the Centre national de la recherche scientifique in 1976. He is a topologist who works on manifolds and who co-discovered the Kirby–Siebenmann class.
Siebenmann's undergraduate studies were at the University of Toronto. He received a Ph.D. from Princeton University under the supervision of John Milnor in 1965 with the dissertation The obstruction to finding a boundary for an open manifold of dimension greater than five. His doctoral students at Orsay included Francis Bonahon and Albert Fathi.
- Kirby, Robion C.; Siebenmann, Laurence C. (1977). Foundational Essays on Topological Manifolds, Smoothings, and Triangulations (PDF). Annals of Mathematics Studies. 88. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. ISBN 0-691-08191-3. MR 0645390.
- "Jeffery-Williams Prize". cms.math.ca. Retrieved 2017-03-14.
- List of Fellows of the American Mathematical Society, retrieved 2013-07-20.